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So Far…So Average (World Cup Braindump #9)

So, the group stage is nearly over. And we’re over half way through the tournament, at least in terms of games. This has not been a classic so far. In fact, the most memorable moments have generally involved New Zealand. And who would have thought that? Well, I did predict they might get a draw, but still, I didn’t think they would be the story of the group stage. Although now we have some big guns out – in the 2006 finalists France and Italy, and the knockout stage rapidly taking shape. Read the rest of this entry »

More ridiculous than sublime (World Cup Braindump #5)

Apologies for the lack of Hot World Cup Action here on the blog, but I have been happily distracted by other matters. But without any further ado, here is my latest braindump, as we enter the final round of group games. Read the rest of this entry »

Swiss plan goes like clockwork as Spain siesta (World Cup Braindump #4)

A quick ‘n’ dirty edition, folks, as I race to get something out before the first game of the day kicks off. Sadly, as I face two days where work will be getting in the way of all those lovely early games, the World Cup gets interesting… Read the rest of this entry »

England in “Not very good” shocker (World Cup Braindump #1)

After a long four-year wait the World Cup has begun! And…well, it has been a little disappointing, really. But still, in the spirit of blogging my brains out, here is my first World Cup Braindump. Yes, just what you’ve been waiting for – my thoughts, badly organised, poorly considered, and spewed across your monitor! But now in easy-to-digest numbered form! Read the rest of this entry »

The ‘Wait Until Next Year’ World Cup Preview and Betting Hell Special (Part One)

Argentina fan sees a penalty saved in the last World CupHello all of you who have come across my little ol’ corner of the web via your search for ‘England flag‘, it’s good to see you! And to all my regulars, welcome back! Business, as they say, is about to pick up, with the World Cup just a matter of days away. So, how about a preview? And how about a guide to how I will be wasting my money with a series of glorious gambles and pensive punts for all of you out there? Read the rest of this entry »